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Girls of Steel Robotics prepares to compete

| November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
Girls of Steel Robotics prepares to compete

By Nicole Chynoweth Point Park News Service A metal contraption sits inside Carnegie Mellon University’s Field Robotics Center. Bundles of multi-colored wires snake around the contraption’s silver body, with welded joints and column-like appendages supporting its innards’ electrical work. And all of it was built by a bunch of teenage girls. Girls of Steel Robotics […]

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Upcycling gives craft materials ‘new life’

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Upcycling gives craft materials ‘new life’

By Nicole Chynoweth Point Park News Service A red vintage cigarette machine sits in the corner of the Toonseum’s Lou Scheimer Gallery, but in the place of Marlboros or Newports, each slot offers crafts made by Pittsburgh residents. Two years ago, crafter Lynne Kropinak was inspired by artist Clark Wittington’s Art-o-mat machines, repurposed cigarette vending […]

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Project Pop Up: Downtown continues to evolve, adds Night Market

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Project Pop Up: Downtown continues to evolve, adds Night Market

By Nicole Chynoweth Point Park News Service When Adi Wolos felt a craving for something sweet on a recent afternoon, she and her friends turned to her iPhone for recommendations. “Honestly we said, ‘Siri, give us ice cream,’ and [Dream Cream Ice Cream] was the first thing that came up,” said Wolos, 18, of Bethel […]

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